ISO 45001 defines the term objective as “result to be achieved”. Objectives can relate to different disciplines for example financial, health, safety, and environmental goals. Objectives can be applied at different levels for example project, product, strategic, department, organization-wide and process).
The standard further clarifies that an objective can be on following domains:
It is the policy of organization that defines the organizational objectives. Objectives are therefore extracted from the policy of the organization.
Check if documented information is needed for organizational objectives.
An objective can be expressed in other ways, e.g. as an intended outcome, a purpose, an operational criterion, as an OH&S objective, or by the use of other words with similar meaning (e.g. aim, goal, or target).